Friday September 27, 2019

8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

8:30-9:00 AM:  BREAKFAST + REGISTRATION

BISHOP BUDDY SALA IN MOTHER ROSALIE HILL HALL


9:00-10:15 AM:  WELCOME + KEYNOTE I

MOTHER ROSALIE HILL HALL 102

“Diversifying the 3D Printing Ecosystem with Functional Multimaterial Capabilities”

Prof. AJ Boydston - Univ of Wisconsin, Madison


10:15-10:45 AM:  REFRESHMENTS + DISCUSSIONS

BISHOP BUDDY SALA IN MOTHER ROSALIE HILL HALL


10:45 AM-12:00 PM:  CONTRIBUTED TALKS

MOTHER ROSALIE HILL HALL 102

"Extracting activity from the non-equilibrium fluctuations of a micro-swimmer" - Prof. Wylie Ahmed, Cal State Fullerton

“Developing Force-Activated Covalent Bond Transformations via Polymer Mechanochemistry“ - Prof. Maxwell Robb, Caltech

“Dynamic stiffening and softening of a system of colloids cross-linked via polymers“ - Prof. Moumita Das, Rochester Institute of Technology

“The Hierarchical Assembly of Spider Silk: Connecting the Molecular and Nanometer Length Scales“ - Prof. Gregory Holland, San Diego State University

“Shape sculpting and shifting in Soft Matter“ - Prof. Timothy Atherton, Tufts University


12:00-1:00 PM:  LUNCH + DISCUSSIONS

BISHOP BUDDY SALA IN MOTHER ROSALIE HILL HALL


1:00-2:00 PM:  KEYNOTE II

MOTHER ROSALIE HILL HALL 102

“Shape matters -- why wavy crystal grains shrink faster” 

PROF. Sharon Gerbode - Harvey Mudd College


2:00-2:30 PM:  REFRESHMENTS + DISCUSSIONS

BISHOP BUDDY SALA IN MOTHER ROSALIE HILL HALL


2:30-3:45 PM:  CONTRIBUTED TALKS

MOTHER ROSALIE HILL HALL 102

“Creating and Discovering Complexity in Ultra-Soft Colloids“ - Prof. Andrew Lyon, Chapman University

“A new type of interaction between active colloids“ - Prof. John Gibbs, Northern Arizona University

“Conjugation of Polynorbornene to Cell Surfaces“ - Dr. Derek Church, University of California, San Diego

“Diffusive dynamics of beads, molecules and droplets: soft matter probed with novel microscopy methods“ - Prof. Ryan McGorty, University of San Diego

“Looking inside polyMOFs: Revealing the structural interior of polymer-MOF hybrid materials“ - Dr. Kyle Bentz, University of California, San Diego


3:45-5:30 PM:  POSTER SESSION + RECEPTION

SHILEY CENTER ATRIUM